May 2010
Shopping Center Business | National Perspective
To get an idea of national retail trends, Shopping Center Business recently interviewed Claudia Sagan, principal of San Francisco-based retail consultancy Claudia Sagan, Inc.
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February 26, 2010
Fox News Business | Everybody Loves a Bargain
Retail real estate expert Claudia Sagan weighs in on whether outlets really save people money.

January 30, 2010
Smart Money | 10 Things Retailers Won’t Tell You
Claudia dispells a common myth surrounding discount clothing outlet stores.
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November 18, 2009
Smart Money | Designers Heed the Siren Call of Discounters
With the sales of luxury goods on the skids, high end designers are on the lookout for ways to make up their margins–and are following the money. These days, that means moving to the value sector – or discount stores – where sales are on the rise.
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May 1, 2009
Retail Traffic | Bright Spots
Amid retailer closings and bankruptcies, value-oriented chains shine.
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May 2009
Shopping Center Business | Lifestyle Restyle
Retail consultant Claudia Sagan offers advice on how lifestyle centers and malls should deal with retailers during tough economic times.
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July 2, 2008
The New York Times | Mall developer seeks advice from women
Listening to women shoppers may seem like an entirely logical thing to do, yet many retail developers and consultants say such input is often missing during the early stages of shopping center development.
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